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Bad Baby Sleep Habits Sleeping On My Chest
Constantly upset/crying myself to sleep, no motivation, bad habit of chewing my cheeks/lips, sharp pains in my lungs/chest area.
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more
My baby has a bad cough that won't let her sleep. I put vapor rub on her chest and have a cool mist humidifier on for her. Any suggestions?
Needs investigation: Chronic cough in a young child that is waking them up needs investigation. If it is not an infection, it could be an inhaled foreign body (i've seen toy parts, foods, etc). Also, high on the list is also environmental irritants such as smoke, dust, molds and then allergens causing the cough. One of the most frequent symptoms of early asthma in tots is that ongoing night cough! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I sleep on my side and usually rest my head on my left arm. Wake up sore with chest and shoulder aches. How do I change this bad habit? (heart is ok)
Bad habit of sleeping on arm. Causing shoulder pain, arm numbness, upper chest / collar bone tenderness. Neuropathy? What to do during sleep? Also pt?
Sleeping on your arm: Puts a great deal of pressure on your rotator cuff and drives the cuff up into your shoulder blade and collarbone. It is akin to someone clamping you thigh for eight hours it is going to hurt. Furthermore your ac joint also can become inflamed. Finally the nerves in you arm get stretched and irritated. Try sleeping in a recliner, wear a shoulder immobilizer, or sleep with your back supported. ...Read more
Can wake for feeding: Most young infants sleep 5-8 hours at night, a long am nap of 2-4 hours and an afternoon nap of 2-4 hours. The baby may take 1-3 other shorter naps depending on age and activity. It is okay to wake them for scheduled feedins - often every 3-4 hours, but ususally best to let them sleep one extended period at night unless underweight and not taking in enough milk during the day. ...Read more
Nursing 1 month old. Very bonded to me. Will only sleep next to me and wants to be carried in baby carrier on chest all day. Help. ?
I'm 10 and I'm having chest pains and I can't figure out why it's hurting so bad this only happens at times when I'm going to sleep?
Hi ive had a really bad pain in my chest all day long but it goes but then if i eat or drink it comes back its only happen since i sleep awkwardly?
Every night I party hard when I lay down to sleep I can feel my heart beating in my chest. Is this bad?
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